QR codes (short for quick response codes) are the new standard to encode the information on all sorts of products like the computer hardware, magazines, newspapers, product boxes etc. QR codes can contain many different types of data like webpage URL, email address, phone number, SMS codes and so on. Some restaurants publish everyday a new QR code near the main door for booking a table. If you are a business owner and want to publish your own QR code outside your shop or showroom, then you can use the free Alternate QR Code Generator, print it on paper using your printer and paste it outside your shop.
You can get Alternate QR Code Generator from the Alternate Tools website. The download is a setup installer file which installs this application on your system. The Alternate QR Code Generator has a very simple and intuitive user interface. Its window is divided horizontally in two halves. The top half window allows you to enter data to be encoded. You can type the webpage URL, email address, phone numbers, SMS codes etc.
After this, you can customize the background and foreground colors for the QR code. By default the foreground color is black and the background color is white. You can also choose an error correction level. The pixel width decides the size of the generated QR code. Clicking on the Generate button will generate the QR code which you can copy to the clipboard or save as an image file. To save the code as image file you can select Image Save as file from the menubar. You can save it in many different form of images including JPEG, BMP and GIF.
Conclusion: Alternate QR Code Generator is perhaps the simplest QR code generator tool that can produce QR codes in a fraction of a second. Even though it is very simple to use, it still manages to include basic customization options like foreground and background colors and the error correction settings.
You can download Alternate QR Code Generator from http://www.alternate-tools.com/pages/c_qrcodegen.php?lang=ENG.